Universities must tackle ‘spiralling’ grade inflation

A new report from the Office for Students finds widespread unexplained grade inflation across the higher education sector.

Read the report

The report received widespread coverage. Our chief executive, Nicola Dandridge, was interviewed on the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4 (from 1hr34mins) and the BBC News Channel.

The story was on the front page of The Telegraph and The Guardian. There’s also prominent print coverage in the Daily Mail, I, Times and Sun. Both The Sun and Telegraph have editorial pieces on the report.

Online, there are reports in The Independent, BBC News and Times Higher Education.

The report has been covered on news bulletins this morning across BBC TV and Radio – including an interview with OfS director of external relations Conor Ryan on Morning Reports on BBC Radio 5 Live (from 4 minutes into the programme) and Newsbeat on Radio 1.

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